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Month: January 2010

Ice

Ice

On Saturday we drove to Håkøya, an island near Tromsø. We noticed that large parts of the sea are frozen, something we’ve never seen before! It hasn’t been especially cold, but it has been windstill and we had freezing fog (on the day the sun was supposed to come back) – so perhaps this caused the sea to freeze? The sun only comes up for a short period and by the time we arrived it was after sunset. The sky…

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Waiting for the Light

Waiting for the Light

We’ve been back in Tromsø for a week now. A week with rubbish weather unfortunately – temperatures were above zero all week and we had lots of rain. The rain would still freeze on the ground though, which turned the whole city into an ice rink! One day I couldn’t even get up the hill next to the house – way too slippery. Our car doors keep freezing too, we’ve never had a problem with that before. Yesterday after we…

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Christmas break part 1: The Netherlands

Christmas break part 1: The Netherlands

Happy 2010 everyone! Hope you all had a nice break 🙂 Ours was very nice and relaxing. I’ll post some photos from the past weeks in the coming days, today part 1: The Netherlands. We were very lucky to escape cancelled flights on the way to The Netherlands. It was actually colder there than in Tromsø, and they had quite a lot of snow. The day after we arrived was my birthday 🙂 We went for a nice walk in…

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